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Free up missing space on camera memory cards
Authored by: Chas on Jun 27, '07 07:51:39AM

Correct. The moral of the story: EMPTY the Trash.

This is like a Windows newbie mistake. I knew a woman who took her PC in for repair, it slowed down to a crawl and stopped working. It turned out she'd been throwing things in the trash for 2 years and never ONCE emptied the trash. So her disk was totally full. The PC repair guy emptied her trash and charged her $35 for 2 minutes of work (1 minute 50 seconds of which was spent figuring out what was wrong).

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Free up missing space on camera memory cards
Authored by: BlakeyRat on Jul 01, '07 02:49:44PM

Windows is supposed to empty old files in the Recycling Bin when the drive reads 90% full. So there was actually something wrong with that computer other than just needing to empty the Recycling Bin.

Not 100% sure, but I think OS X will also delete old files from the Trash automatically when the disk space gets low. I think it's moronic to *make* people manually empty the trash.

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